A First for Scotland – One of the World’s Toughest Sailing Races Embarks on Historic Adventure

Eleven 70ft racing yachts on one the world’s toughest and most rewarding endurance challenges, the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, have now embarked on one of their most sought-after legs, following in the footsteps of some of the greatest Scottish sailing pioneers, across the North Atlantic. Departing from Washington DC, the penultimate Atlantic Homecoming Leg of the thrilling round the world adventure, marks a historic moment for the Clipper Race as it stops in Scotland for the first time in its 27-year history from 12 to 21 July 2024.